Ferrari gets a visit from a big football star
Carlos Sainz is over the moon on Instagram after a very special visit. Football star, Cristiano Ronaldo, came to visit the factory in Maranello. The Portuguese footballer works for the Italian football club Juventus, so he didn't have to travel far to have a look at the Italian F1 team.
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Mercedes shows its humorous side
Formula One is back in Monaco after two years for the fifth Grand Prix of the season. Mercedes last won in Monaco with Lewis Hamilton in 2019. The team humorously makes a leap into the past on Twitter.
Retro one-off livery. Been there, done that. Have the scars to prove it. pic.twitter.com/DTMMmk0DZY— Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team (@MercedesAMGF1) May 17, 2021
Grosjean celebrates first podium in IndyCar
The Frenchman came up just short of first place, but nevertheless secured a podium in his third IndyCar race. Behind Dutchman Rinus van Kalmthout, Grosjean was able to get back on the podium for the first time since 2015.
So cool to lead the pack and fight for the win. Forgot how much I loved that. Thank you @IndyCar & @DaleCoyneRacing for reminding me. Now I want more . Blue flags cost us a win but our day will come .#r8g #us2021 #ThePhoenix @IMS @RickWareRacing pic.twitter.com/8iB1FNWIMK— Romain Grosjean (@RGrosjean) May 16, 2021
Mercedes gives a look behind the scenes
The Formula 1 world is gearing up for a free weekend, giving the teams a break for a while. Mercedes can be satisfied with the team's performance for the time being, as Lewis Hamilton is on top of the world championship. The team gives a look behind the scenes.
Factory Friday RETURNS!!! But, not as you know it…— Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team (@MercedesAMGF1) May 14, 2021
This time, we’re taking you behind closed doors at the factory, to see what’s going on in the different departments!
This week, we visited the Paint Shop to see what they are working on! pic.twitter.com/sdigmKwucA
Cristiano Ronaldo races Leclerc and Sainz around
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best footballers in the world. The Portuguese player currently plays for the Italian team Juventus from Turin. He has time on his day off to do some fast laps on the Ferrari test track Fiorano together with Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.
Bottas can’t beat Hamilton at rock-paper-scissors
The battle between the two Mercedes drivers has not only raged on the track this season, but also in quieter moments the two like to seek out the competition between them. In a game of rock-paper-scissors Bottas again had to admit defeat at the hands of his teammate. Thankfully, both drivers are able to see the funny side.
Mercedes W13 for 2022 already 'leaked'
Jarno Opmeer shared his self-designed car on Social Media, and gave a hint to Mercedes. Mercedes' media department was quick to pick up on that, and replied: W13 leaked. Opmeer got at least the logo and the sponsor right. Whether the rest is also correct......
W13 leaked: https://t.co/u6Y7GMwobn— Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team (@MercedesAMGF1) May 13, 2021
Winner of the Monaco Grand Prix receives remarkable Louis Vuitton trophy
The Monaco Grand Prix is a race every driver would love to win. Racing on the streets of Monaco is unique, and with it comes a unique trophy. The winner of the GP in 2021 will not forget his prize in a hurry. This year's prize is sponsored by Louis Vuitton, and it shows....
OFFICIEL #MonacoGP— Automobile Club MC (@ACM_Media) May 10, 2021
Louis Vuitton devient le créateur officiel de la Malle Trophée du Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco / #LouisVuitton becomes the official Trophy Travel Case provider for the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco